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Thu Feb 25, 2016

Sauced: Knota Yankee Rich Smoky Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

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Knota Yankee Rich Smoky Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Knota Yankee Rich Smoky Bourbon Barbecue Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$7.99 for 16oz at Knota Yankee
Ingredients
Ketchup, Brown Sugar, Onion Powder, Natural Hickory Liquid Smoke, Garlic Powder, Balsamic Vinegar, Worcestershire Sauce, Cayenne Pepper, Paprika, Natural Bourbon Extract
Color
Reddish-brown
Meatwave Rating
510
out of 10
Middle of the Road
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A strong smoky bourbon component doesn't quite mesh well with what is an otherwise nicely layered sauce.

Thu Feb 11, 2016

Sauced: John Boy & Billy's Grillin' Sauce

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John Boy & Billy's Grillin' Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
John Boy & Billy's Grillin' Sauce: The Original
Cost
$4.95 for 19oz at John Boy & Billy's
Ingredients
Tomato Paste, Vinegar, Sugar, Corn Syrup, Mustard, Molasses, Onions, Garlic, Peppers, Natural Spices and Flavors, and Xanthan Gum
Color
Rusty Orange
Meatwave Rating
610
out of 10
Above Average
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With a great balance between sweet, heat, and tang that's given add depth and complexity by way of mustard, this is a mighty fine sauce out of the jar.

Thu Jan 28, 2016

Sauced: Cackalacky Sweet Cheerwine Sauce

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Cackalacky Cheerwine Sweet Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Cackalacky Sweet Cheerwine Sauce
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Cost
$6.99 for 16oz at The Kansas City BBQ Store
Ingredients
Cheerwine Syrup, Water, Brown Sugar, Worcestershire Sauce, Vinegar, Liquid Smoke Flavor, Spices, Potassium Sorbate and Sodium Benzoate
Color
Rusty Orange
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
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A true North Carolina marriage, this sauce brings together beloved Cheerwine soda and Cackalacky Spice Sauce to create something wholly unique in the crowded field of barbecue sauces.

Thu Jan 14, 2016

Sauced: Extra Hot Alaskan Umami Sauce

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Extra Hot Alaskan Umami Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Extra Hot Alaskan Umami Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$13.95 for 16oz at Sweet & Spicy Sauces
Ingredients
Brown Sugar, Cayenne Pepper Sauce, Vinegar, Cayenne, Minced Garlic, Purse Sesame Oil, Unsulphered Molasses, Granulated Garlic, Granulated Onion, Pepper, and Sea Salt
Color
Dark Reddish-Brown
Meatwave Rating
610
out of 10
Above Average
More Sauce Reviews

Spicy to a fault, the intense heat of this sauce quickly masks at lot of the other good flavors going on.

Thu Dec 31, 2015

Sauced: Gunshot Sauce: Hot & Spicy Recipe & Giveaway

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Gunshot Sauce Hot & Spicy Recipe

Sauce Stats

Name
Gunshot Sauce: Hot & Spicy Recipe
Cost
$8.95 for 16oz at Pepper Palace
Ingredients
Vinegar, Tomatoes, Water, Spices, Sugar, Horseradish Root, Salt, Lemon Juice, Lime Juice, Celery Salt, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder
Color
Rusty Red
Meatwave Rating
610
out of 10
Above Average
More Sauce Reviews

Going in heavy on the acids, this sauce has a pucker inducing tartness that comes along with a barrage of spices that give it a spicy, earthy kick.